Political organizations and environmentalists want people to be informed about global warming and how it affects us, sending science books to teachers. The book is called “Why Scientists Disagree About Global Warming, ” and until now it has been sent to about 25,000 science teachers and it will certainly be sent to 175,000 more teachers in the next few weeks.
- A political organization decided to send science teachers some science books regarding global warming.
- They want teachers to be informed and to also inform their students about the effects of climate change.
- Climate scientists were invited at a climate change debate to talk about fossil fuels.
Based on the data provided by PBS Frontline, this is the plan of the Heartland Institute. The book appears to be official. Ann Reid, the director of the National Center for Science Education, stated that the book is only dressed up to appear as if it were science, when, in fact, it is not. She argues that this work is meant to confuse science teachers.
Katie Worth, from Frontline, stated on March 28 that together with those science books, teachers would also get a cover letter which was written by Lennie Jarratt, the project manager of Heartland’s Center for Transforming Education. He asked science teachers to consider the idea of sharing information from the book with their students, claiming that children and teenagers should know about the spirited debate which occurs among scientists.
The cover letter also suggests teachers use the DVD they have received together with the book to share it with their students, by showing them in their classrooms. The initiative of this political organization debunks several studies indicating that scientists have all agreed that humans represent the main factor which influences global warming, making it all worse.
Even if scientists claim that the biggest share of the effects of climate change is due to humans, the science book claims that this would most likely not be harmful because several areas of the world will learn how to adapt to global warming.
On March 29, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology had a debate, talking about global warming and exposing its threats. They asked three persons who they knew they reject the most well-known science of climate change and an active climate science researcher. They tried to prove that the science is not settled, and, thus, regulation regarding the restrictions on carbon dioxide might be difficult to implement.
If somehow they prove that the science is accurate, it indicates that fossil fuel contributes to the altering of our climate and state officials should act on the matter.
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